Programs in Music Theory and Composition

Top Schools For Music Theory and Composition Programs

Are You Interested? School Name Tuition Size Degrees Granted Degrees Granted By Type
Columbia University
New York, NY
$47,246 7,814 4 Doctoral (4)
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
$46,363 18,316 15 Bachelor's (5), Master's (6),
Doctoral (4)
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA
$45,378 3,536 0 Bachelor's (0)
New York University
New York, NY
$44,958 22,498 30 Master's (30)
Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH
$44,905 2,930 9 Bachelor's (9)
Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
$44,294 3,588 4 Master's (2), Doctoral (2)
Bennington College
Bennington, VT
$44,220 688 1 Bachelor's (1)
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
$43,779 9,376 5 Bachelor's (4), Master's (1),
Doctoral (0)
Cleveland Institute of Music
Cleveland, OH
$43,580 256 2 Certificate (0), Bachelor's (1),
Master's (1), Doctoral (0)
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
$43,413 14,261 0 Master's (0), Doctoral (0)
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Music Theory and Composition Statistics

Degree Type BreakdownNumber of Degrees
Granted Last Year
Percentage
of Total
Certificate 53 6%
Associate 11 1%
Bachelor's 543 61%
Master's 213 24%
Doctoral 63 7%
Gender BreakdownNumber of Degrees
Granted Last Year
Percentage
of Total
Male 651 74%
Female 232 26%
Racial BreakdownNumber of Degrees
Granted Last Year
Percentage
of Total
Asian or Pacific Islander 29 4%
Black or African American 17 2%
Hispanic or Latino 38 5%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2 0%
White (Non-Hispanic) 551 78%
Other/Unknown 73 10%
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